Trusting Data

Modern Day Information George Carlin had an excellent piece on the meaning of words. He said that, “Words are not offensive by themselves, it’s the context that makes them offensive”. Similar concept applies to information feeds such as newspapers, books, television, Internet etc. People that create or provide the information might have a variety of… Read More »

Meaning of Data, Part 2: Part Description

In the previous installment of this miniseries, we talked about why Perception has taken keen interest in data quality. We know part numbering and part descriptions contribute to majority of the problems around part data quality. So, let’s take a look at an actual example from our experience. Meet the part description string. Part Description Also… Read More »